Squats may be the king of all leg exercises, but front squats and deadlifts are certainly kings of legday as well. To improve your front and back squats, you need to do them more often and intelligently program squat accessory exercises to strengthen all parts of the movement and improve technique. Hard and heavy squats are great, but sometimes it's better to train smarter than harder.
This is where extra exercises are your best friend. These five exercises, done before or after your barbell squats, build strengths and weaknesses for stronger, better executed squats. Here five expert trainers share their favorite squat accessory exercises to help you break your squat plateaus and build the quads of the gods.
Abdominal and core exercises
Try these 5 core exercises to improve your squats...
More than just showing off a six-pack, a strong core can help attract new PR.